Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Our neurologists take great pride in the often innovative research they do which helps to increase clinical understanding of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), determining the effectiveness of new therapies and educate the medical community.  Below is a list of research publications our neurologists have been credit with over the years:

1.  Combining Ultrasonography and Electromyography for Botulinum Chemodenervation Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Comparison with Fluoroscopy and Electromyography Guidance.   Jordan SE, Ahn SS, Gelabert HA.  Pain Physician. 2007 Jul;10(4):541-6.

2.  Differentiation of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome from Treatment-Resistant Cervical Brachial Pain Syndromes: Development and Utilization of a Questionnaire, Clinical Examination and Ultrasound Evaluation.  Jordan SE, Ahn SS, Gelabert HA. Pain Physician. 2007 May;10(3):441-52. Erratum in: Pain Physician. 2007 Jul;10(4):599.

3.  Selective Botulinum Chemodenervation of the Scalene Muscles for Treatment of Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.  Jordan SE, Ahn SS, Freischlag JA, Gelabert HA, Machleder HI. Ann Vasc Surg. 2000 Jul;14(4):365-9.

4. Diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Using Electrophysiologically Guided Anterior Scalene Blocks.  Jordan SE, Machleder HI. Ann Vasc Surg. 1998 May;12(3):260-4.

5.  Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in the Assessment of Thoracic Outlet Compression Syndrome.  Machleder HI, Moll F, Nuwer M, Jordan S. J Vasc Surg. 1987 Aug;6(2):177-84.